Workers' Compensation

The Workers' Compensation Division is responsible for the administration of the Alabama Workers' Compensation Law to ensure proper payment of benefits to employees injured on the job and encourage safety in the work place. The main function of the Division is to ensure proper payment of compensation benefits along with necessary medical attention to employees injured on the job or their dependents in case of death. Information and services are also provided to claimants, employers, insurance companies, attorneys, judges, legislators, labor and management groups, government agencies and other parties. The Division also administers the rules and regulations for individual self-insurers and group self-insurers. Major activities include compliance inspections, safety promotion, auditing and enforcing claims payments and settlements, compiling injury and cost statistics, mediating disputes, and establishing and regulating cost containment standards. (more information)

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ALABAMA WORKPLACE SAFETY AWARDS
Certificates for employers with no lost-time injuries for 12-24 consecutive months

DIVISION DIRECTORY
List of selected staff members that can assist you with Workers' Compensation questions and problems.

ALABAMA WC ACT
Sections 25-5-1 through 25-5-340
Review WC Act complete by section.
SERVICES
Services provided by Workers' Compensation Division to better serve Alabama employers.
DOCUMENTS
Press Releases, Forms, Posters, Legal Codes and other documents of interest.
OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM
Information on the Ombudsman Program.
INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS
Workers' Compensation insurance requirement information for employers.
BENEFITS AND CLAIMS FILING
Guide to benefits and claims filing under the Alabama Workers' Compensation Law.
DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE PROGRAM
Could warrant Workers' Compensation discounts.
UTILIZATION MANAGEMENT AND BILL SCREENING
Rules adopted by the Department.  Purpose and scope of application.
MEDICAL SECTION
Information on maximum fee schedule/prevailing reimbursement and medical services reviews/mediations.  Medical UM/BS and EDI.
WORKERS' COMPENSATION FEE SCHEDULES
Fee Schedules for Doctors, Hospitals, Physicians’ Fee Schedule Codes, In Office Surgery, etc.
WC ADJUSTER EDUCATION    Register online at: Express Registration Pages:

Mar 26, 2015 Birmingham     WC Seminar
April 9, 2015 Orange Beach  WC Seminar
June 11, 2015 Birmingham  WC Seminar
July 23, 2015 Huntsville WC Seminar
October 8, 2015 Birmingham WC Seminar










WORKERS’ COMPENSATION COVERAGE INFORMATION
PEO REGISTRATION
PRESENT VALUE CALCULATOR
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)
CORPORATE OFFICER EXCLUSION REGISTRATION
CORPORATE OFFICER EXCLUSION SEARCH
WORKERS COMPENSATION EDI APPLICATIONS
Allows paper forms to be replaced by automated electronic transactions that are more efficient, leave less room for errors and virtually eliminates mailing costs.